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November 12, 2014, 12:35 PM

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Washington Post:
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler signals split with Obama on net neutrality: “I am an independent agency”  —  The FCC weighs breaking with Obama over the future of the Internet  —  President Barack Obama shakes hands with then-nominee for Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler …
David L. Cohen / Comcast Voices:
Reuters:
Top Yahoo shareholders, unhappy with Marissa Mayer, make direct plea to AOL CEO Tim Armstrong to explore merger  —  Exclusive: Some unhappy Yahoo investors asking AOL for rescue  —  (Reuters) - At least two top-10 Yahoo Inc shareholders are so unhappy with Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's turnaround efforts …
Mary Madden / Pew Internet:
91% of US adults say consumers have lost control over how their personal info is collected and used by companies  —  Public Perceptions of Privacy and Security in the Post-Snowden Era  —  Summary of Findings  —  Privacy evokes a constellation of concepts for Americans …
Darrell Etherington / TechCrunch:
Beats Debuts $300 Solo2 Wireless Headphones, First New Product Since Apple Deal Closed  —  Beats by Dre is launching a new pair of headphones today, a Bluetooth-powered wireless version of the Solo2 headset it introduced back in June this year.  The wireless edition was tipped by an FCC document last week …
Owen Williams / The Next Web:
Microsoft posts critical patch for huge Windows vulnerability that affects all modern machines  —  Remember Heartbleed?  You know, the exploit in SSL that was so bad it got its own brand?  Microsoft may have an issue of similar scale on its hands with a critical patch issued via Windows Update today.

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